are our nerve endings mis-firing? I just can't figure out this damn disease. I have had a Dr. tell me that it doesn't do long term damage to our joints or muscles (except some wasting if we don't keep moving). It also isn't supposed to be progressive. Okay, so it seems to me that the muscles aren't really under any physical stress if constant pain isn't affecting them. Does that mean it isn't the muscles but the pain receptors???